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Cookies Policy

Our policy on cookies.

This page gives you details about how we use cookies on the Isle of Man Yacht Club website www.IOMYC.com and in the Isle of Man Yacht Club application. If you have any questions about this policy, just get in touch you can e-mail us at support@IOMYC.com.

By visiting, logging into, registering or using Isle of Man Yacht Club website (or app"), you agree that it's okay for us to collect, use and transfer your personal data under the terms of this policy. If you're not happy with this or don't want to be bound by this policy, you can disable the cookies see the managing cookies" section below for details.

About cookies

If you're like us, you've probably not given too much thought to any cookie that doesn't involve chocolate, so here are the essential facts: digital cookies are small files made up of bits of data, stored in your phone or computer's temporary memory when you navigate around the web. Unless you have indicated your objection, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you access, register on and log on to the Isle of Man Yacht Club website. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use these sites during visits.

Mainly, we use cookies to tell our website and app, hey, you remember that computer who visited last week? Well, it's back!" That cookie information helps us understand traffic patterns on our website, helps us store any preferences or passwords that you've asked us to store, and helps us understand how well our advertising is going.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a number of things across the Isle of Man Yacht Club website, including but not limited to:

What the cookie is used for More Details What type of cookie?
Logging you into Isle of Man Yacht Club Website To log you into Isle of Man Yacht Club website, we need to store a temporary cookie. This cookie will be automatically deleted after you log out or when you close your browser. First-Party
Auto-logging you into Isle of Man Yacht Club Website By checking Remember Me on this Computer," you can choose to store a permanent cookie that allows you to access Isle of Man Yacht Club website without logging in each time. Be careful when you use this option, and only check this when you're confident that your computer is secure. First-Party
Recognising you as a return visitor Using analytics software and a cookie, we can tell that you've visited Isle of Man Yacht Club website before, which helps us understand what parts of the site you're coming back to see. First-Party
Monitoring website traffic and video traffic. We want to know which parts of our site are popular and which parts are rarely visited, so we use a cookie to analyse traffic as it moves around the Isle of Man Yacht Club website. First-Party (including Google) and Third-Party
Reminding you of Isle of Man Yacht Club website elsewhere Many third parties such as weblogs, newspapers, search engines and other sites online will use a cookie to check if you've visited Isle of Man Yacht Club website lately, as part of a service that we use. If you have visited us, the third party may show you an advertising message on their website with Isle of Man Yacht Club website's latest news. Third-Party (including Google)
Understanding how people found us We want to know how Isle of Man Yacht Club website caught your eye, so we use a cookie to understand how you found Isle of Man Yacht Club website when you visit. First-Party
Customizing Isle of Man Yacht Club Website to you While you use Isle of Man Yacht Club website to manage your club or class, we set a number of cookies that customize the Isle of Man Yacht Club website experience for you for example, when you choose a sort order preference, we'll set a cookie to reflect that. First-Party

Note: A first-party cookie is created by Isle of Man Yacht Club website, and a third-party cookie is created by one of Isle of Man Yacht Club website's suppliers or partners.

Personal information and cookies:

The only personal information a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself a cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Your privacy and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from the Isle of Man Yacht Club website. You may set up your computer to reject cookies by following the relevant instructions in the managing your cookies" section. If you switch off cookies, you may not be able to use parts of our website or app.

We sometimes use cookies to help personally identify you, but we do it in a secure way. Instead of storing personal data about you in a cookie, we store anonymous data on your computer, then combine that data on a secure server with any information that you've given us on the Isle of Man Yacht Club website. Further information about how we use your information is available in our Privacy Policy

You can manage your cookies using your browser.

If you want to manage or disable cookies for the Isle of Man Yacht Club website or any other site, you can do it by changing your browser settings. Look under the Help" menu for specific instructions for your browser, or read on for details about the most common browsers:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  1. Choose the menu Tools" then Internet Options"
  2. Click on the Privacy" tab
  3. elect the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla firefox:

  1. Choose the menu Tools" then Options"
  2. Click on the icon Privacy"
  3. Find the menu Cookie" and select the relevant options

You can also opt-out of a number of targeted advertising cookies by visiting these opt-out pages: National Advertising Initiative and Google. This opt-out won't stop advertising companies from showing you banner ads, but it will prevent them from personalising their banner ads to you specifically.

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

Contact us.

If you'd like to get in touch about our cookie policy, just e-mail our support team at support@IOMYC.com.

Last updated 21:34 on 28 April 2022

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